A live debate was hosted by Jason Bradbury the gadget guru and the actor and broadcaster Richard Ayoade, plus a panel of experts and tech entrepreneurs at Make the Future Live Lates.  

The podcast of the debate will be available soon.

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Live podcast

We’re used to thinking about cutting emissions on a global scale — but what about starting with something local? What if you could make the city at your feet, London, a model of a carbon neutral capital?

In an interactive performance style format, the event’s aim was to inspire debate and encourage Londoners to imagine the city around them in a new way. 

Listen to the podcast

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Explore the park at night

As well as the live podcast, the festival was open as usual. Visitors explored, experimented with the bright energy ideas, tried out virtual reality experiences and tested the latest inventions that could change the way we live, work and play.

More in Make the Future Live


Want to revisit the best parts of your day? Retrieve your digital souvenirs of pictures and videos, as well as the bright ideas you supported at the exhibits during your visit.

Shell Eco-marathon

Student teams battled it out on the track to be crowned champions in fuel efficiency. The current record stands at 3,771km/l – that’s from London to Helsinki and back again on just one litre of fuel!